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Woman Seriously Injured After Car Crashes into Utility Pole

Victim transported to hospital by Life Star.

A woman in her mid 20s was seriously injured late Monday night after crashing her car into a utility pole on Route 44 by the Avon Police Department, police said.

Police and fire officials responded at 10:55 p.m. Monday and the Avon Volunteer Fire Department extricated the woman from the car, officials said. She was then air lifted by Life Star. 

As of 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, the woman was in life-threatening, but stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit at an area hospital, according to police.

The car damaged the utility pole and Connecticut Light and Power came and cut the power Monday night. Some residents in the area lost power. SNET responded to 2:30 a.m. due to a need to replace the snapped pole, police said.

As of 2 p.m., police were not releasing the name, pending notification of the next of kin, but said the woman is not from the immediate area.

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